Andrew Doyle
writer and comedian; co-author, Jonathan Pie: Off The Record

Andrew is a writer and comedian. He recently appeared in his sixth solo stand-up show, Thought Crimes, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Last year he co-wrote Jonathan Pie: Live, which toured the UK before culminating in a sell-out show at the London Palladium.

His plays include Borderland (national tour for 7:84, Scotland), Jimmy Murphy Makes Amends (BBC Radio 4) and The Second Mr Bailey (BBC Radio 4). His most recent play Reacher’s Point was broadcast on Radio 4 in August of this year.

He has worked on a number of musicals with Craig Adams, including adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s Soul Music (Rose Theatre, Kingston), Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough), and Dodie Smith’s The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough). They are currently working on a new musical, The Guinea Pig Club, in association with Perfect Pitch.

He recently adapted Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in collaboration with platinum-selling singer/songwriter Duke Special. Andrew and Duke Special are currently working on an adaptation of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

Follow Andrew on Twitter: @andrewdoyle_com


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